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UCT Ranked in Global Top Ten for Development Studies
Study Development at UCT and you will find yourself ranked amongst alumni from the likes of Harvard and Oxford, according to the latest QS global university subject rankings.
Carlos Lopes
Honorary Professorship for Carlos Lopes
The University of Cape Town has appointed Dr Carlos Lopes, select advisor on African Union reform, as honorary professor at the Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice.
MPhil class of 2014
Master's applications now open
Applications for the two year MPhil degree in Development Policy and Practice are now open.
Our Newsletter is Out
In it, find a chat with Nhlanhla Nene, information on Alumni Networking Events, this years' pan-African leadership fellowships and details about our 2018 Master's Programe.
Nhlanhla Nene Comes to LeAD Campus Dinner
A few short hours after Standard & Poor’s agency downgraded South Africa’s credit rating, Former South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was standing in the GSDPP’s Linkoping House, addressing a welcome dinner of LeAD Campus delegates.
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Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Leading in Public Life Emerging African Leaders
A pan-African approach to leadership

What could a South African human rights activist have in common with a Senegalese banker? A Ghanaian microfinance expert with a Tanzanian advocate? A Zambian chemical engineer with an Ethiopian journalist?

Publication Date:
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 14:15
Buharimeter
Buharimeter: PMB Performance Report #Corruption

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has released its February report on the performance level of the President Muhammed Buhari (PMB) led administration on 13 corruption-related campaign promises made in the lead up to the 2015 general elections.

Publication Date:
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 14:15
Research roundtable report
Governance, Society and Development in Africa

In August 2016, we hosted the first Building Bridges Research Roundtable and were thrilled when nine of the alumni from the 2015 and 2016 cohorts of the Leading in Public Life Emerging African Leaders programme answered the call. At very short notice alumni were invited to write up a ‘case study’ of their current work in practice and come to Cape Town to present it. This presented a unique opportunity for our alumni to commit time to write up and reflect on their ‘work in progress’, including current campaigns, advocacy initiatives, and donor-funded projects. Those who answered the call would present them in person to each other and other recognised governance experts.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 09:45
Leading in Public Life
Building Africa’s leadership capacity with a focus on promoting accountability

For two weeks in March 2017, a group of outstanding emerging African leaders – drawn from government, civil society, international organizations and the business sector – will converge in Cape Town. They will participate in the third Building Bridges Leading in Public Life programme where they will engage with a wide array of public leaders, including former Cabinet Minister Trevor Manuel, Justice Albie Sachs and public intellectual Prof Achille Mbembe.

Publication Date:
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 14:15

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